guay
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guay(
gwahee
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used to express approval)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. cool
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Quieres que veamos la peli en mi ordenador? - ¡Guay, tío!Do you want to watch the movie on my computer? - Cool, man!
¡Gané un viaje a Francia! - ¡Guay!I won a trip to France! - Cool!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very good)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. cool
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
La fiesta de anoche estuvo muy guay.Last night's party was really cool.
Tus amigos son guays, Roberto. ¿Dónde los conociste?Your friends are cool, Roberto. Where did you meet them?
b. super
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¡Que monopatín tan guay!That's a super skateboard!
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(very well)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. awesome
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(adjective)
Nos lo pasamos guay en la fiesta de Reme.We had an awesome time at Reme's party.
b. great
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(adjective)
Tu coche nos vendría guay para la excursión.It would be great if we could use your car for the trip.
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guay
adjective
super (familiar); smashing (familiar)
adverb
pasarlo guay to have a super o smashing time (familiar)
te mando yo unos cuantos guerreros de juguete y te lo pasas guay
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "guay"
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qué guay
how cool
es guay
he's cool, you're cool
qué guay, tío
how cool, dude
es muy guay
it's really cool
fue guay
it was cool
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